Equipped with a single-coil magnetic pickup along with volume and tone controls.
Chrome hardware. Tortoise-style pickguard.
Case not included.
A versatile acoustic/electric mandolin, the Ibanez M510E comes equipped with a single-coil magnetic pickup along with volume and tone controls. Great acoustic tone comes from mahogany back and sides and a select spruce top. Additional features include chrome hardware, a rosewood fingerboard and bridge and a tortoise-style pickguard. Finished in a beautiful Gloss Brown Sunburst. Case not included.Order your Ibanez M510E A-Style Acoustic-Electric Mandolin from Sam Ash Direct today with the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy, and be sure to take advantage of our fast, free shipping.
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Since visiting Nashville two years ago my fascination with country music has been insatiable. Not only have I deep dived into country and southern rock, I have been revisiting country laced rock classics. Disks like The Rolling Stones "Exile on Main Street", Elton John's "Tumbleweed Connection", and The Dead String Brother's "San Paulo" have received considerable playtime of late.
My flirtation with this style of music has me looking at different techniques and textures associated with this genre. This paired with my obsession with everything Led Zeppelin brought me to the realization that I MUST learn to play the mandolin.
In researching this instrument, I found there to be two major styles available, the F-body and A-body. The F body or Florentine is generally used for bluegrass and tends to have a bit of grit and bark to the tone. The A-body is generally used for folk and classical has an acoustic style sound hole and is known for a sweeter bell like...
1ST INSTRUMENT ARRIVED WITH THE PICK-UP LOOSE AND A CRACK IN THE WOOD AROUND THE PICK-UP. SELLER AUTHORIZED RETURN AND SHIPPED A SECOND INSTRUMENT.
2ND INSTRUMENT ARRIVED WITH THE NECK COMPLETELY SEPARATED (CRACKED) AWAY FROM THE BODY.
The wood used in the instrument appears to be extremly soft. Don't believe this would hold up to even normal use. Very disappointed.
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